Vice President of Development
GoodwillNYNJ Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc.
empowers individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to gain independence through the power of work.
Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. (Goodwill NYNJ) seeks a highly motivated, passionate, experienced and entrepreneurial Vice President of Development (VPD). The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of raising major gifts for an organization where there is not a recognizable defined constituency.
The VPD will further establish and expand Goodwill NYNJ’s major gifts, annual appeals, fundraising events, stewardship, and online engagement programs. S/he will carry a portfolio of approximately 75-100 major donors and prospects.
The successful candidate will be a metrics-driven, results-oriented professional who is confident in a frontline donor-facing role, working directly with Goodwill NYNJ’s CEO, Board, and other executives in identifying pipeline prospects and soliciting donors. The VPD will lead collaboration across teams, including programs and services, retail operations and corporate/foundation giving staff. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record in fundraising focusing on major gifts as well as experience in capital campaigns and planned giving.
Goodwill NYNJ has retained Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC to assist on this important recruitment.